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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flattery intended to persuade.

Usage examples (36)
  • Her mother was so hooked by her cajolery that she was allowed to visit her friends over the weekend.
  • 'Or the mixture of the two, called cajolery,' said Mr. Austin; 'and that was the principal art of the Whigs.'
  • He responded with an all-out campaign of cajolery.
  • No flattery, no cajolery can draw him from that line. for more
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